SPA (Riyadh)

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held at Al-Yamamah Palace here today a session of talks with Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abbadi of the Republic of Iraq.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries in various fields and ways of enhancing and developing them through Saudi-Iraqi Coordinating Council.

The session was attended by Minister of State and Cabinet s Member Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, Minister of State and Cabinet s Member Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al Assaf, Minister of Commerce and Investment Dr Majed bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Engineer Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli, Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Engineer Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Benten, Minister of Finance Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan, Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, Minister of Transport Dr. Nabil bin Mohammed Al-Amoudi, Assistant Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Ayesh, Deputy Minister of Interior Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Salem, Minister of State for Arab Gulf Affairs Thamer bin Sabhan Al-Sabhan, Deputy Head of General Intelligence Presidency Ahmed bin Hassan Asiri, and Chargé d Affaires of the Saudi Embassy in the Republic of Iraq Abdulaziz Al-Shammari.

On the Iraqi side, it was attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, Minister of Defense Irfan Al-Hayali, Minister of Planning and Minister of Commerce Dr. Salman Al-Jumaili, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs and Minister of Industry Mohammad Shiaa Al-Sudani, Minister of Agriculture Falah Hassan Zaidan, Minister of Transport Kazem Fanjan, and Minister of Culture Faryad Rawanduzi.